Home movies presumably shot by a Detroit, Michigan family showing home and yard activities, travel scenes and miscellaneous images of interest, ca. 1929. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Home movies, travel and tourism, Detroit, Michigan, houses, railroads, towns
Compilation of archival film images of Detroit's people and places 1925-1976. Made to be shown to participatory audiences who identify locations, ask questions, and discuss the future of this great city. Topics: Detroit, Michigan, home movies, amateur movies, participatory documentary, urban history, public...
Home movie in two parts. The first, in color, is an impressionistic picture of buildings, streets and people in downtown Detroit, Michigan, presumably shot around 1962. The second, in black and white, shows scenes shot around the 200th anniversary celebration of the city of Detroit, 1951. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Home movies, Detroit, Michigan, buildings, downtowns, streets, traffic, experimental, avant-garde
Promotional trailer showing premiere activities and publicity surrounding release of Otto Premingers film ANATOMY OF A MURDER (United Artists), which was filmed on Michigans Upper Peninsula. The premiere took place in Detroit; present were Lee Remick, Joseph N. Welch, George C. Scott, Otto Preminger, Arthur O'Connell, Walter Reuther and Michigan governor G. Mennen Williams. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Motion pictures: Trailers, Detroit, Michigan, Preminger, Otto
Travelogue, made for theatrical showing and commissioned by Cheverolet, promoting tourism by car in several areas, including Oak Creek Canyon in Arizona, San Luis Obispo and San Diego in California, and Western Michigan. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Automobiles: Advertising, Travelogues, Arizona, California, Michigan, Recreation
Compilation of historical footage showing life, labor and landscape in Detroit, Michigan (1919-1970s). First shown at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) on November 3, 2011. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Detroit, Michigan, archival footage, landscape, cultural geography, labor, African Americans
Promotional film made for the City of Detroit, an unsuccessful bidder for the Olympic Games. With views of city highways, automobile manufacturing, a diverse population, and social activities, all shot prior to the city's economic decline. ( 23 reviews ) Topics: Detroit, Michigan, City planning, Race relations
Compilation of historical images of Detroit, Michigan (1917-1970), edited by Rick Prelinger for presentation at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) on February 10, 2010. If you have historical film footage of Detroit that I might be able to use for future Lost Landscapes programs, I'd like to hear from you. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: detroit, michigan, cities, urban geography, landscape, urban history